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Adult Archelon

by John Walter Biles

Adult Archelon, Level 6 Soldier
Huge natural beast (turtle) XP 250
Initiative +6 Senses Perception +5
HP 72; Bloodied 36
AC 22; Fortitude 18, Reflex 15, Will 16
Speed 2; swim 9
m Bite (standard; at-will)
+13 vs. AC; 1d10+4
Capsize (move; at-will)
This can only be used against vehicles on the surface up to size Huge. The Archelon can take up to a full move action, but must end up in the squares under its target. +11 vs. Reflex; the vehicle now flips upside down and is pushed 2 squares, dumping its passengers. Those who make saves can cling to the vehicle.
Alignment Unaligned Languages --
Skills Athletics +12, Nature +10
Str 19 (+7) Dex 12 (+4) Wis 14 (+5)
Con 16 (+6) Int 6 (+1) Cha 6 (+1)

Archelon are giant sea turtles, hunted by the Azcans for their eggs and meat and tough, leathery shells. They are found all over the Hollow World in lakes and oceans, but in Azcan lands they notably live in Lake Chitlaloc. They stay in the water except to breed on sandy beaches. They usually donít deliberately attack humans but may accidentally sink small boats. Archelons are unlikely to have treasure unless they swallowed something.